Kevin Wills

Paper and Presentation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Lessons Learned on CM@Risk for Owners

Abstract: This presentation will be based upon lessons learned from the management and auditing of CM@Risk projects for public owners. The lessons learned will begin with an overview of CM@Risk selection and cover the benefits and risks to owners following selection through construction to closeout. Instead of leaving the owner hanging with the lessons learned – the presentation will provide insightful solutions to manage the process so it will guide the owner and provide a check that will keep the project on the right path. Owners want to keep projects on schedule, under budget, and with high quality and the solutions provided will ensuring trust amongst the parties of the project through transparency. A unique perspective based upon lessons learned auditing public projects enhances the presentation.

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management

Biography: Kevin Wills, CCM, LEED AP. Senior Project Manager, MBP

Kevin Wills has more than 33 years of experience in program management, construction management, inspection, scheduling, cost estimating, and claims analysis. As a Senior Project Manager, his breadth of experience includes buildings, heavy civil construction, environmental mitigation and remediation, and maintenance for new construction and the renovation of existing facilities. His project management experience includes planning, scope definition, design oversight and review, budget management, schedules, bid packaging and award, negotiations, submittal processing, contract administration, change order management, on-site supervision and inspection, certification for occupancy, documentation and close out.

Kevin has a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from Virginia Tech, and is a Certified Construction Manager with the Construction Manager Certification Institute. He is a member of the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).